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Critcal Care Handbook Of The Massachusetts General Hospital

Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Author: Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
  • ISBN: 9789351296690
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publishing
  • Edition: 6th
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2016
  • Format: Paperback – 664 pages
  • Language: English


Now reflecting a greater focus on today’s multidisciplinary approach to care, Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital, 6th Edition , remains your go-to guide for practical, complete, and current information on medical and surgical critical care. The user-friendly, outline format is designed for rapid reference, providing reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today’s most advanced critical care practices.

Key Features
  • Heavily revised to reflect today’s need to include all care providers to optimize treatment
  • New section on Health Care Services, with chapters on handovers and transitions, long-term outcomes of ICU patients, EICU and electronic systems, quality improvement, and more
  • New chapters on critical care management of Ebola virus disease, ECMO and ventricular assist devices, and critical care of the obstetrical patient
  • New videos available online
  • Complete, concise, full-color coverage of this rapidly enlarging field
  • Convenient pocket size for on-the-go reference

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation

Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web

  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Table of Contents
  1. Section I: General Principles
    1. Hemodynamic Monitoring
    2. Respiratory Monitoring
    3. Use of Ultrasound to Assess Critical Illness
    4. Airway Management
    5. Principles of Mechanical Ventilation
    6. Hemodynamic Management of Pathologic States
    7. Sedation and Analgesia
    8. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Management
    9. Critical Care of the Trauma Patient
    10. Critical Care of the Neurologic Patient and Neurologic Trauma
    11. Nutrition
    12. Infectious Disease — Concepts Regarding Microbiome
    13. Critical Care Management of Ebola Virus Disease
    14. Transport of the ICU Patient
    15. Coronary Artery Disease
    16. Valvular Heart Disease
  2. Section II: Specific Considerations
    1. Cardiac Dysrhythmias
    2. ECMO and Ventricular Assist Devices
    3. The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    4. Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    5. Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis
    6. Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation
    7. Acute Kidney Injury
    8. Liver Dysfunction-Treatment of Pre and Post Transplants
    9. Coagulopathy and Hypercoagulability
    10. Acute Gastrointestinal Diseases
    11. Endocrine Disorders and Glucose Management
    12. Infectious Diseases — Empiric and Emergency Treatment
    13. Advances and Challenges in Sepsis
    14. Stroke, Seizures, and Encephalopathy
    15. Acute Weakness
    16. Drug Overdose, Poisoning, and Adverse Drug Reactions
    17. Adult and Pediatric Resuscitation
    18. Burns and Wounds
    19. Transfusion Medicine
    20. Critical Care of the Obstetrical Patient
  3. Section III: Health Care Services
    1. Handovers and Transitions in the ICU
    2. Long Term Outcomes of ICU Patients
    3. Economics and ICU Administration
    4. EICU and Electronic Systems to Closely Watch Patients
    5. Quality Improvement and Standardization of Practice
    6. Ethical and Legal Issues in ICU Practice
    7. When to Adopt New Practices; Assessment of Data
Author Biography

Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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